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Thompson / Grand River Valley KOA

When you need a tranquil place to camp in an RV near Cleveland, Thompson/Grand River Valley KOA might be the right place for you. The campground is located in a green and lush setting within Green River Valley. It’s close enough to Interstate 90, Highway 7, and major state routes that getting to nearby cities or state parks is a breeze. It’s also just remote enough to escape the sounds of traffic.When you stay in this RV park, you’ll have a choice of pull-though or back-in sites for vehicles up to 135 feet long, with digital or cable connection. There are concrete or gravel sites, some of which are wheelchair accessible, pet-friendly, or equipped with a patio area. Thompson/Grand River Valley KOA offers Wi-Fi throughout the campground and full hookups (max of 50 amps) at all RV sites.While you’re Thompson/Grand River Valley KOA camping, you’ll also have access to laundry facilities, a lakeside pavilion, and sports courts. Kids can enjoy the on-site swimming pool, outdoor game center, and playground or meet other young campers at the organized camp activity clubs. This campground even provides a Kamp K9 dog park for your four-legged friends.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Book an RV in Geauga County, and begin your adventure with a visit to Pymatuning State Park. It’s less than an hour's drive away when you’re camping at Thompson/Grand River Valley KOA. The 1,400 acres which make up this lakeside state park were once swampland inhabited by Native Americans. Today, it’s an excellent spot for hiking, swimming, and boating. This park is also popular with photographers and birdwatchers. The forest surrounding the lake makes a stunning backdrop, particularly at sunset. Meanwhile, birdlife is most active at dusk and dawn.Next, you can drive your campervan rental to Geneva State Park on the banks of Lake Erie. During the summer, this park is a great place to take a hike or cycle ride. The park is set up with six miles of easy trails, some of which pass through stunning woodlands. There are also picnicking areas and boat ramps on the edge of Lake Erie. If you choose to go motorhome camping during the wintertime, then Geneva State Park should certainly be on your vacation itinerary. The park's zip line and rope course remain open all year. Plus, the trail network is open to cross-country skiers and snowmobiles from December to May.Punderson State Park is also nearby when you’re RV camping at Thompson/Grand River Valley KOA. This small state park was named after the first permanent settler in the area and is one of the few remaining natural lakes in Ohio. Its 150-acre lake is ideal for swimming and boating, but you’ll have the chance to practice your skills on the park's golf course and disc golf course too. At Punderson State Park, you can find a 500-foot swimming beach and boat ramp for your non-motorized or electric-powered vessels. There are also 11 miles of hiking trails which range from short and easy to moderate. The park is open throughout the snowy season too, and instead of hiking and swimming, visitors get active with cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and sledding.Another fantastic place to appreciate the great outdoors is at The Holden Abortorium in Kirtland. This 3,500-acre living museum hosts over 20 miles of hiking trails as well as a 65-foot high canopy walkway. There are native forests to walk through and an abundance of wildflowers. Kids might like to discover the park on the Woodland Express while visitors of all ages can learn about nature and plant species from exhibitions and guided tours. Before you return to the city with your RV rental, remember to climb the Kalberer Family Emergent Tower for a view above the sea of treetops.

Explore the Area

Less than an hour's drive from Cleveland, there are many city attractions at your fingertips when you rent an RV near Thompson/Grand River Valley KOA. One of the city’s most notable features is the West Side Market, Cleveland’s oldest publicly owned market. Nowadays, over 100 vendors set their booths inside this marketplace, and shoppers can find anything from fresh produce and baked goods to flowers and candy. At the heart of the market is the old yellow brick market house which was designed by local architects, Benjamin Hubbel and W. Dominick Benes, and opened for business in 1912.After you’ve filled up on food and snacks, you might want to visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This seven-story building pays tribute to the musical legends who paved the future of rock and roll in the USA. Inside, you can find a mixture of photo exhibitions, short movies, and interactive exhibitions. After closing hours, you can return to the museum’s Rock Hall to see a live concert.If you’re a bigger fan of art than music, then you could stop by the Cleveland Museum of Art instead. The museum hosts an exhibition with themes which range from eco-systems to historical representations and innovative art techniques. You can browse galleries of video art, textiles, prints, drawings, and photography.Whatever your interests, you won’t run out of things to see and do when you rent a camper near Thompson/Grand River Valley KOA.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.